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Whether you’re in the fast, fast casual, fine dining or other sectors of the industry, we understand the challenges you face: Margins are small, exposure to theft is high, reliance on labor is intensive and customer satisfaction is imperative. The ORBA team offers a wealth of experience, ideas and financial solutions that can make the difference between a successful, profitable venture or one that faces financial hurdles that are difficult to overcome.

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From new ventures just getting off the ground to mature operations, our clients include franchisers and franchisees, family-owned restaurants, and investor-owned, multistate and multiunit concepts. We help new restaurants get started on the right track by setting up internal controls, designing back-office systems, selecting general ledger software and assisting in many other areas. With our integrated tax, consulting and accounting expertise, we help you establish and continue to serve up healthy results.

Consulting

  • Entity structuring and investor analysis
  • Developing informative periodic financial analysis templates
  • Coordinating payroll and tip reporting practices
  • Point-of-sale (POS) system selection
  • Gift card analysis
  • Menu engineering
  • Inventory management

Tax

  • Tax planning and consulting
  • State and local tax expertise
  • Proactive tax saving strategies
  • Restaurant tax credits
  • Updates in tax laws and accounting rules that directly impact your business
  • Cost segregation studies

Accounting

  • Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
  • Agreed upon procedures engagements
  • Internal control and fraud examinations
  • Evaluate receivables and cash receipts
  • Evaluate franchisee revenues
  • Employee benefit plan audits

Resources

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Firms News

03.14.18

ORBA Named “Top Firm to Watch’ in Accounting Today’s Annual Report
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, was named as one of the “Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch” for 2018 by Accounting Today in its 2018 annual report. ORBA is in the top 20 firms in this tier based on 2017 revenues and positive growth rates.

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Media Mentions

03.16.18

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Guides

ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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